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U.S. Water Withdrawals Continue Marked Decline

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The country is using less water, but latest USGS report shows influences of California drought on national data.

In USAID Redesign, Water Is Grouped with Food and Climate

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Will sanitation and hygiene get lost in the organizational shuffle?

Price of Water 2018: Utilities Revise Household Water Rate Formulas

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Small increase in prices but some significant adjustments to water bill calculations.
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Drought, Pollution, and Expansion Imperil Istanbul’s Best-Laid Water Plans

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Long-term, a variety of problems threaten Istanbul's water supply, including climate change, water pollution, and industrialization. 

Kansas Farmers Cut Ogallala Water Use – And Still Make Money

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Groundwater conservation helped the imperiled aquifer and did not hurt the bottom line, farmers find.

International Conference Discusses Remedies to Lake Chad Crisis

Ambitious engineering project on the agenda. By Brett…

Pennsylvania's Environmental Rights Amendment Grows Some Teeth

After decades of irrelevance, two court decisions uphold people's right to "clean air, pure water," hearten activists to push for more.

Cape Town Pushes Back Day Zero by Nearly One Month

Pointing to declining agricultural water use, Cape Town officials moved Day Zero back nearly four weeks, to May 11.

California Water Board Delays Affordability Report

Citing the need for more deliberation, California regulators delayed publication of a report that will outline their preferred plan to fund and manage a statewide program to help poor residents pay their water bills.

U.S. Governors Outline Water Priorities

In State of the State speeches, governors emphasize pollution cleanup, collaboration, and funding.

America’s Septic System Failures Can Be Fixed

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Solutions require new thinking about wastewater treatment By…

China Tests New Strategy to Curb Coal Demand, Reduce Air Pollution, and Conserve Water

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Nation’s Ministry of Environment turns to Circle of Blue and the Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum for help.